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day. president obama coming to town, obviously to offer words of comfort but more than that, he offered words of resolve, resiliency and power to the people of boston and to people of the united states. this is president obama inside the cathedral of the holy cross. but today, this was an interfaith service. the president joined by first lady, michelle, as well as by boston and massachusetts political leaders. mr. obama had words of comfort for the victims and their families. he talked about the strength of america and how well we come together in these times of trouble and terror. and he spoke directly to the people of boston, words of inspiration to a city in need of them. >> we will all be with you as you learn to stand and walk and, yes, run again. of that i have no doubt, you will run again. >> reporter: outside the cathedral, a huge turnout. in addition to the more than 1,000 inside the cathedral, this was the largest public gathering in boston since the marathon. people telling me they just had to be here to show strength and solidarity. first, we'll hear from a santa cru
is meeting air force one, which will take the president and mrs. obama here to boston. there is the president, as you can see, leaving marine one. he will board air force one along with his wife for prayer service at 11:00. the president is set to spend several hours here on the ground here in boston. he is expected to meet with state and local officials as well as first responders. there may be a stop to see some of the victims in this attack. that's a story live in boston. we will continue to follow this for you. >>> 6:10. back here at home, we are watching that weather for you. give you a live look at san jose. the sun slowly creeping up out there. let's check in with meteorologist, christina loren. >> it is going to be a good-looking day. this is part of the reason why. good morning to you. welcome. to see the winds have dropped off substantially overnight. they are going to continue to be on the calm side all day long. so you can get on outdoors and enjoy the day. if you want to spend some time with your family today outside. it is going to be a nice day to do so. chilly start, nice rebo
, president obama and the first lady will travel to boston where they will attend a prayer service and meet with first responders. >> the president will also meet with state and local officials. that visit comes as investigators hone in on a suspect. they are examining surveillance video from a department store that shows a man dropping a bag or backpack near the site of one of the explosions. as for the bombs, we have learned at least one of them was powered by a battery made by a fremont company. they make the battery found at the blast site. it is commonly used in remote control cars. >>> in the meantime, a bay area boy injured in the bombing is still hospitalized after his second surgery. 11-year-old aaron hern from martinez has serious leg wounds. he is trying to communicate with them using a touch pad. local running groups are pulling together this morning in support of the victims. the organizers have planned a three-mile run for tonight, one mile for each victim. it will start at the store on college avenue at 7:30 and end in snow park. once there, runners will hold a moment of sile
receptacle. >>> president obama and the first lady will visit boston to offer comfort and support. they will attend an interfaith service at the cathedral of the holy cross in the south end of the city. the president will meet with first responders as well as state and local officials. >>> thousands of people online are hoping they can help. authorities trying to identify that bomber on bay area based read it. while people say the public can be helpful but the effort raises concerns about pointing the finger at the wrong people. >> when people's names start to use and they say this person was it and people start stating things that they don't really know as a fact, that's when we get into the defamation. >> they are telling nbc bay area it does not have a comment about this new trend on its website. but, the rules on the site are clearly there stating people are innocent until proven guilty and read it does not support vigilante justice. >> the family of the bay area boy injured in the bomb can says he is trying harder to communicate as he recovers from the second surgery. 11-year
,000. that is how much it cost for police and other security to protect president obama when he visited earlier this month. the president attended two events and raked in more than $3 million. atherton plans to send invoices to the white house, secret service, democratic national committee and the two house holds who hosted the private donor event. the president also stopped in san francisco but the city does not plan on charging him. >> it shows the long roads i have taken to get back to where i am. >>> ahead at 6:00 expressing themselves in a new way. why local vets are turning to photography to help them find peace. >>> a controversial idea is gaining ground. why you can soon pay more to shop online. >>> and keeping kids safe. the potential changes to particular child care centers in california. look at them kids. [ sigh ] they have no idea what it was like before u-verse high speed internet. yeah, you couldn't just stream movies to a device like that. one time, i had to wait half a day to watch a movie. you watched movies?! i was lucky if i could watch a show. show?! man, i was happy to see
to give key lawmakers an update on this investigation. president obama got an update. he was up overnight getting one. he gets another update telling aides to keep me posted and make sure that resources are getting where they need to go in boston. now, there was a huge event that was planned here today, emancipation day, big event in washington with a parade, a gospel concert. d.c. officials say despite what's happened there, despite the stepped-up security here, those events are still on. jon? >> tracie potts, thank you very much. we will continue to follow this story all morning long. it was a scene out there in boston. our very own terry mcsweeney will be live in that city. keeping an eye on the upcoming investigate. expecting an update in the 6:00 hour. >> 5:43. >> as tracy mentioned, the gang of eight will roll out the immigration bill. lawmakers say the bill will be filed today but without fanfare out of respect for the victims and families in the explosion in boston. the bipartisan bill will place the 11 million people in the country illegally on a path to citizenship. part of the
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